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Professional Writing in Action! Publishing Student Reviews Online

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Professional Writing in Action! Publishing Student Reviews Online

Grades 11 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Nine 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Marcea K. Seible

Marcea K. Seible

Waterloo, Iowa

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

Printouts

Websites

Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Computers with Internet Access
  • Document Camera, Overhead Projector, or LCD Projector
  • Copy of The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Selection of other books/novels students may read to review
  • Large sticky note sheets

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ReadWriteThink Notetaker

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

ReadWriteThink Notetaker

Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.

 

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WEBSITES

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PREPARATION

  1. Teachers should select one text that all students will read (such as Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper, the example used for this lesson).
  2. Teachers should also have a selection of other books on hand, or have generated a suitable list, for students to choose from to do their own reviews in the second part of this lesson.
  3. Teachers need access to computers with Internet capabilities for the days needed to work through the lesson.
  4. Make copies of all handouts (one copy for each student):

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